China News on Digital Divide Cites REAP Work

A recent news item in China on the country's extraordinary digital divide -- potentially the widest of any nation on earth -- was based in part on REAP findings. 

Read the article here (Chinese).

"Using data from a set of large-scale surveys in schools in different parts of the country, we find a wide gap between computer and Internet access of students in rural areas and those in urban public schools. The gap widens further when comparing urban students to students from minority areas... The digital divide in elementary schools may have implications for future employment, education and income inequality in China," the REAP report says. 

To learn more about China's digital divide, please see REAP's journal article on the matter.